Tropical Puerto Viejo de Talamanca awaits: its beaches, wildlife, surfing, and more!

Discover the tropical city of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca—beaches, wildlife, and top sights from Punta Uva Beach to Cahuita National Park.

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Beaches, Nature and Wildlife

Top Hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Le Cameleon Puerto Viejo
4 out of 5
Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon
$140/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.4/5Excellent! (321 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this Puerto Viejo de Talamanca hotel is in a national park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa Cocles, Black Beach, and Punta ...

4.4/5Excellent! (321 reviews)

"Great hotel! Close to town center and the beach. Amenities are great, food at the restaurant as well"…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Le Cameleon Puerto Viejo
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Hotel Banana Azul - Adults Only
3.5 out of 5
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon
$64/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.6/5Wonderful! (164 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Puerto Viejo de Talamanca inn is within 3 mi (5 km) of Black Beach, Cahuita National Park, and Playa Cocles. Punta Uva Beach and Refugio ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (164 reviews)

"We had one of the corner suites on the second floor with a covered outside deck. It was VERY nice. The property is about 100 feet from beach. Beach coffee is the best. Breakfast in the morning was just right. We we're lucky to see slothes on their property. The town of Puerto Viejo (walkable from ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Hotel Banana Azul - Adults Only
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Terrazas del Caribe
3.5 out of 5
Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon
$68/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

Situated in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, this aparthotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Playa Cocles and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Punta Uva Beach. Playa Chiquita and Black ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Tucked away and surrounded by trees you can relax! Also only"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

Terrazas del Caribe

Top activities in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Small-Group Food & Culture Walking Tour
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Small-Group Food & Culture Walking Tour

$65

Dive into the exotic tastes of the Caribbean and Costa Rica on this exploration of the region's vibrant food and colorful culture. Tuck into classics like rice and beans with coconut milk, try new flavors like patacon made with green bananas, and chat with local cooks to find out more about the region's culinary heritage.

Puerto Viejo Secret Walk
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Puerto Viejo Secret Walk

$40

We will start from Puerto Viejo with a tour of the town, passing by some prominent places of great cultural importance. At the end of this short journey we reach the beginning of the secret path; a hidden trail unknown by many visitors in the area.

Walk to Cahuita National Park
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Walk to Cahuita National Park

$50

We will depart to the village of Cahuita, which is a small village located 16 kilometers north of Puerto Viejo and is famous for its white sandy beaches and its beautiful National Park. There will be a guide waiting for you to start the hike through the Park.

Walk & Snorkeling at Cahuita National Park
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Walk & Snorkeling at Cahuita National Park

$60

We will pick you up from your hotel and drive you in a microbus to the village of Cahuita. There you will meet your captain and guide who will take you by boat to the coral reef where you will go snorkeling for two hours at two different points in the Cahuita National Park.

Walk to Gandoca Manzanillo Reserve
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Walk to Gandoca Manzanillo Reserve

$55

We will pick you up from your hotel and drive you by microbus to Manzanillo where your guide will be waiting for you to take you on this 4 hours jungle adventure through this refuge.

Private Caribbean Cooking Experience
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Private Caribbean Cooking Experience

$63

Join a talented chef for a private cooking class aimed at teaching you how to create a classic Caribbean 3-course meal. Shop at local markets for seasonal ingredients, sip refreshing cups of tea while you work in the kitchen, and then sit down to enjoy the tasty meal you create.